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NAPB/ PBCC

NEW! Press Release on 2013 Meeting

Factsheet on the importance of plant breeding and its long-term support.

 

NAPB Advocacy/ Position Statements (not affiliated with PBCC)


OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

Hawai'i's King of Corn (an article from Hawaiian Airlines about Dr. James Brewbaker - 2010 NAPB award winner)

The Financial Times lists plant breeding among sciences 10 hottest fields.

Position Statement on Climate Change from the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America (Not directly affiliated with NAPB)

Investing in a Better Future through Public Agricultural Research (Not affiliated with NAPB but an excellent recent commentary from CAST )

Agriculture is Under Pressure ( an excellent recent video from International Seed Federation Not affiliated with NAPB)

Looking For A High-Tech Job? Try Cotton.( nice recent story on cotton breeding via NPR)

 

 

NAPB/ PBCC publications and communication

Communication with the public, policy makers, potential students, scientists and additional stakeholders is an important componant of the NAPB and PBCC. This is done through publications and documents for communications. We hope to share the excitement, opportunities as well as challenges and needs of plant breeding with you below.

Newsletters

Plant Breeders Needs / Plant Breeding Education

General publications of interest

White papers from the NAPB and PBCC

One page overviews from the NAPB and PBCC